The Leader Stream

Be the leader in CSR and access future trends


This membership is ideal for companies who:

  • Know they are best in class in CSR and want to identify future trends
  • Have identified the link between critical business issues and the sustainable business agenda e.g. talent retention and acquisition, stakeholder engagement and brand and reputation
  • Want to continuously lead in CSR and be ahead of their competitors
  • Have the appetite to be seen as an industry leader and want to work beyond best practice


of companies pioneering integrated reporting say it helps remove barriers between departments.

(PwC,10 minutes on integrated reporting, 2014)


of the sustainability experts who responded suggest that the most effective way for companies to make a positive contribution towards the SDGs is through pursuing partnerships and developing products and services

(Globescan 2016 survey)


of investment firm board members saying they are willing to divest from companies with a poor sustainability performance

(2016 BGC study)


We work with companies in this stream to create real and lasting change both on business and industry sector issues. For companies this change is created through innovative company based initiatives or through collaboration with other business or sectoral peers on relevant issues.


Exclusive CEO-led leadership working groups will be available and you will have access to national and international experts to help inform strategy as well as having the opportunity to influence other stakeholders material to your business or sector.


The Leader Stream of membership will showcase your company as being a recognised leader in responsible and sustainable practices and thought leadership profiling opportunities will be available.

Benefits of the Leader Stream include:

  • Dedicated Senior CSR Adviser delivering annual actions plans, reviews and monthly updates
  • Benchmarking against leading companies  
  • Access to platforms for international best practice and collaborate with industry peers
  • Contribution to business analysis and debate, and thereby influence other stakeholders from business, government and civil society
  • Exclusive access to a series of masterclasses and workshops with international thought leaders for CEOs
  • Visibility as leaders driving change and defining the new best practice in CSR
  • Access to the Business Working Responsibly Mark re-certification
  • Access to our Business Action on Education and Employment programmes. This is our suite of CSR programmes which can be adapted to your company’s need
  • Annual Events calendar on multiple CSR topics
  • Two exclusive CEO events per year
  • Speaking and hosting opportunities
  • Profiling in CSR News Ireland – Ireland’s only dedicated e-zine on CSR
  • Exclusive access to the on-line Members Only Area
  • Showcasing on the Business Impact Map
  • Access to the only professional network for CSR professionals


This membership is exclusively for those companies who are proven to be best in class when it comes to sustainability. Companies must  be certified to our third party certified standard, The Business Working Responsibly Mark in order to join at this level.This membership costs from €20,000 per annum


For further information, please contact:

Lorraine O'Toole
Membership Executive

01 - 874 7232